Disclosure & Privacy

Privacy Statement

Busy Mom's Book Club does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze your content and optimize your experience through the use of cookies.

You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

Busy Mom's Book Club is not responsible for republished content from this blog on another blog or website without our permission.

Your privacy is important to us. The policy below outlines how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you use our website.

You agree to the terms of this policy when you use this website. This privacy policy may change from time to time. If any changes are made, then you will be notified by revising the date at the top of this policy.

How Information is Collected

Here is how your information is collected on Busy Mom's Book Club:

  • if you join our email list
  • if you leave a comment on the blog
  • if you purchase a product via the Sunny Day Family store
  • if you download a free printable
  • through website cookies and log files
  • through Google Analytics

Email Subscription

If you decide to join our mailing list via our subscription page, then your name and email address are required. We require your email address in order to send you the emails and we require your first name so that my emails to you will include a friendly personalized note.

At the bottom of every email I send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from the newsletter, then simply send me an email at laura@sunnydayfamily.com asking to be removed.

I currently use Flodesk as my email service provider (read their privacy policy here). Your data is collected and then passed to them. Tags are used within Flodesk to track your actions and page visits so that future emails can be better tailored to meet your needs.

Currently, I send a minimum of two emails per week. However, I will occasionally email you about products and other promotions that may be relevant to your interests.

Free printables are sent directly to your email with a download link via a third party application via Flodesk or SendOwl (please see Store Purchases below for more detail).

Your email and name are never sold or given away to a third party.

All emails you receive are CAN-SPAM compliant. At the bottom of every email, you will find information on how to contact the sender, as well as information on how to unsubscribe.

Blog Comments

Love something you read on my blog? Then leaving a comment is a great way to do that! I personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.

It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.

I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.

Store Purchases

Products in the Busy Mom's Book Club Shop are sold via SendOwl. Your name and email address are required during the checkout process. This information is required in order to send you the purchased product. You can read SendOwl's privacy policy here.

The details you enter are stored by the third party applications. Payments are made through PayPal or Stripe for credit card processing, and are subject to their data handling and privacy policies. I do not have access to your credit card information.

I also sell products via affiliate programs. Each program collects and retains their own data. I do not have access to the personal information that is collected by these affiliate programs. It is best to read their individual privacy policies for more information on how your data is collected and used.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including our Site. Some features of the Site may cease to be available to you.

Affiliate/Advertising Programs

There are links in many of my posts that are part of affiliate programs, meaning I get a commission if you make a purchase through these links.  It will be clearly noted in each post that contains affiliate links.  I never promote or link a product I don't use and recommend unless clearly noted in the post. All opinions given are my own, unless clearly stated.

Busy Mom's Book Club is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Busy Mom's Book Club serves advertisements through 3rd party ad servers. Busy Mom's Book Club is not responsible for the content or claims of these advertisements.

Book/Product Reviews

From time to time I receive books or other products free for review. Any review of a book or product that I received for free will be clearly disclosed in the post. I only post honest reviews and my personal opinion of books/products and will not accept product or payment in exchange for anything but an honest review.

I may be additionally compensated for these reviews and will disclose when that occurs.

Additional Disclosures

Busy Mom's Book Club is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

Parental Consent

If you are under 16 years old, you must first have parental permission before using our website or entering personal information.

Final Notes on this Privacy Policy

You have the right to access your personal data and know how it is being processed. Hopefully, the policy above adequately explains how your data is used.

Personal information will not be transferred unless we are legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from our systems, please contact laura@sunnydayfamily.com. You can request to be removed at any time.

Busy Mom's Book Club contains links to other websites. As such, we are not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses.

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at laura@sunnydayfamily.com.